25 Jan 5 things to know before touring the Niagara Falls
Touring to Niagara Falls can be an outstanding, once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience. However, before touring there, it is essential to break down some relevant facts about the breathtaking Niagara Falls before booking your trip there.
- The first attempt to jump over the Niagara Falls was by a 63-year old widow in 1901. She attempted to go over the falls in a custom made-barrel in a tour to the Niagara Falls. Even though she survived the jump down the Falls, she didn’t gain the fame she was yearning for.
- Niagara Falls is considered to be one of the largest hydroelectric power plants in the United States, as it feeds the city of New York. When you tour the Niagara Falls, you’ll see the first hydroelectric plant constructed in 1896, and today it generates around 2.4 million kilowatts of power.